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Tommy Medica to miss multiple games, but may avoid DL
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Padres infielder Tommy Medica is not available Friday against the Dodgers, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Medica will likely also be held out the rest of the weekend. With the All-Star break approaching, there's a chance Medica will avoid being placed on the disabled list. He's dealing with a right groin injury. 

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Nolan Reimold exits game with apparent leg injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays outfielder Nolan Reimold was removed from Friday's game against the Rays because of an apparent leg injury.

Reimold suffered the injury while going from second to third on a Juan Francisco grounder in the fourth inning. He was replaced by Darin Mastroianni. Reimold is hitting .333 with three RBI in just 12 at-bats. His status now remains up in the air for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.

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Ian Kinsler added to All-Star game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has been named a replacement for the injured Victor Martinez on the American League All-Star roster, FOX Sports reports. Kinsler is batting .307 with 11 homers and 50 RBI in 368 at-bats.

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Jordan Zimmermann departs early with injury
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann left Friday's game against the Phillies due to an injury.

Zimmerman threw a pitch in the fourth inning, and signaled for the team trainer to come out to the mound. After a conference with the trainer and pitching coach Steve McCatty, Zimmermann left the game. It's unclear what part of his body Zimmermann injured. He was replaced by Craig Stammen.

Zimmermann wound up giving up four runs on six hits over 3 1/3 innings. He did not issue any walks and struck out five hitters. 

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Desmond Jennings departs after fouling pitch off leg
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings was forced out of Friday's game against the Blue Jays after fouling a ball off his leg in the second inning, the team announced.

Jennings was replaced by Kevin Kiermaier. Jennings is hitting .246 with eight homers and 24 RBI in 338 at-bats. His status is now up in the air for Saturday against Toronto.

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Marco Scutaro to start Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Giants infielder Marco Scutaro should start Saturday, according to the San Jose Mercury News

Scutaro could be activated Friday depending on how his batting practice session goes. Even if that doesn't happen, it's clear the team expects Scutaro to play Saturday. He's missed all season while recovering from a back injury. 

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George Springer scratched Friday due to knee soreness
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Astros outfielder George Springer was a late scratch Friday night against the Red Sox, because of right knee soreness, Comcast SportsNet Houston reports. Springer is dealing with soreness from a previous collision with the center field wall in Texas.

Springer is hitting .238 with 19 homers and 50 RBI in 282 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Saturday's game against Boston.

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Mark Trumbo to hit fifth in return
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo will hit fifth Friday against the Giants.

Trumbo has been sidelined since late April with a foot injury. Over 81 at-bats, he's hitting .210 with seven home runs. He'll face off against Tim Lincecum in his return. 

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Donald Lutz gets the call Friday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Reds outfielder Donald Lutz has been called up Friday.

Lutz will fill in for Skip Schumaker, who was placed on the disabled list Friday. Lutz has hit .154 over 13 at-bats in the majors this year. 

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Skip Schumaker hits seven-day disabled list
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Reds outfielder Skip Schumaker has been placed on the seven-day disabled list Friday.

The club will call up Donald Lutz to take his place on the active roster. Schumaker is hitting .240 over 146 at-bats. 

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